Let's help Barb
What a great blog - where else can you ask people's opinion about roaches in restaurants, get some thoughtful comments, AND read about Peeps? Where do I join? I'm not sure I fit in. I don't have a special user name and I'm not good at writing amusing, pithy, snarly or just plain strange comments. But I do love food.
First of all, I want to welcome her because I like the fact that she wants to join. I also want to reassure her that she doesn't need to be witty or snarly. There is plenty, some might say even too much, of that already. There is a role for everyone. For instance, ...
...when Mrs. Pork is otherwise engaged, we always need someone to keep the Zombie Pig of Harmony in check.
What Barb needs from us, it seems to me, is help with her user name.
I'm also glad she brought up the Peeps comments under the roach post. (I don't even like to think how you guys got from one to the other.) I'm sad I didn't make Peeps a separate entry, because I'm afraid the information will escape many readers' notice, such as how to microwave a Peep, how to make a Peep hood ornament, and so on.
As I'm writing this, I'm wondering whether one is a Peep or a Peeps. No help at the official Web site. Just as Peeps themselves make me gag, so does their site. But I managed to soldier on to discover that there are over 200 unofficial Web sites dedicated to this awful confection and that the amount of Peeps chicks and bunnies eaten at Easter would more than circle the earth. Gack.
(Amy Davis/Sun photographer)